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ruraladjective

 us   /ˈrʊr·əl/
in, of, or like the country (= land not in cities): She grew up in rural Utah.
Translations of “rural”
in Arabic ريفي…
in Korean 시골의…
in Malaysian pendalaman…
in French rural…
in Turkish kırsal, kıra ait, kırsal yaşama ilişkin…
in Italian rurale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄉村的,農村的, 似鄉村的…
in Russian сельский, деревенский…
in Polish wiejski…
in Vietnamese nông thôn…
in Spanish rural…
in Portuguese rural…
in Thai ในชนบท…
in German ländlich…
in Catalan rural…
in Japanese 田舎の, 地方の…
in Indonesian pedesaan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乡村的,农村的, 似乡村的…
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